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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

21st July 2005 Minor explosions across london in second bomb plot.

21st July 1964 Tottenham Hotspur's Scottish striker John White is killed by lightning playing golf in North London.go to related location

21st July 1938 Paul Hindemith and Leonide Massines ballet premieres in London

21st July 1884 The First Test was held at Lord's Cricket Ground.go to related location

21st July 1866 Cholera-epidemic kills hundreds in London

21st July 1863 Born today: C[harles] Aubrey Smith, London England, actor (Prisoner of Zenda)

Heron Tower



Heron Tower

Hi-rise city skyscraper with green credentials.

Location: 110 Bishopsgate

Description: Heron Tower is a city-based skyscraper designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox architects and standing at 46 floors or 230 metres tall including its 28 metre mast. It's now the tallest building in the City of London and the third tallest building in London as a whole, after 1 Canada Square in Canary Wharf and the Shard London Bridge.

Heron Tower features a reception area incorporating a 70,000 litre aquarium with a shark and 1,300 other fish.

It has green credentials too with photovoltaic cells used to generate renewable energy, allowing it to achieve a BREEAM rating of 'Excellent'.

There will also be a spectacular restaurant and sky bar open to the public on the top 3 floors.


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Heron Tower

Hi-rise city skyscraper with green credentials.


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